One of New York's loveliest buildings, designed by Carrere and Hastings and sited amid serene gardens, the Henry Clay Frick residence houses an extraordinary art collection that includes some of the most famous paintings on the planet: Hans Holbein's Thomas More and Thomas Cromwell, grimly facing each other across the fireplace, just as Frick had placed them; a roomful of Jean-Honore Fragonard
's Progress of Love panels; three gorgeous Vermeers, full-length Whistlers and Van Dycks, many Rembrandts, and much more.
But this is exactly what happened when, in June 2012, a previously unknown page of brown-ink-and-pencil sketches by Jean-Honore Fragonard
, arguably the most brilliant of the eighteenthcentury painters, appeared for sale at a public auction in Paris.
In the interior, are three works by Rubens and one by Jean-Honore Fragonard
, a French painter native of the town.
The careers of Mayer and Prud'hon, Marguerite Gerard and Jean-Honore Fragonard
, and Marie Therese Vien and Joseph-Marie Vien became so closely intertwined that scholars are still trying to disentangle them.
The son of a haberdasher, Jean-Honore Fragonard
grew up to become one of the most sought-after court painters in 18th-century France.
MAKE AN IMPRESSION Named for Grasse (France) native and Impressionist painter Jean-Honore Fragonard
as a tribute to the town's legacy in art and perfume, Perfumerie Fragonard gift-packs its wonderful Reve Indien eau de toilette with a tres-Provencal printed voile bag ($74).
Qayyum began her foray in the field by working with the Miniature Painting 'The Lady Excusing her Love Bites as Cat Scratches.' Over a period of six months, the SAVAC and AKA teams of artists produced two separate tableaux vivants on a 17th century Indian miniature painting titled The Lady Excusing her Love Bites as Cat Scratches and the Jean-Honore Fragonard
's The Swing, respectively.
The blurred, scribbled drawing by Jean-Honore Fragonard
(1732-1806) will disappoint admirers used to the clarity of his paintings and engravings, but it is no more than a working draft for an illustration intended for an edition of Ariosto's epic, Orlando Furioso.
"All spirit and fire" was how Tiepolo was described in his time, also the time of Francois Boucher, Jean-Honore Fragonard
, Jean-Antoine Watteau, and Canaletto (5).